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Bio-Medical Technician III Full Time

This position is responsible for implementing preventive maintenance, electrical safety, performance verification and bench and field service repairs on most medical electronic equipment. Assists and occasionally coordinates equipment installations/project work with supervisory technicians. Participates in training other technicians. Provides in servicing to clinical staff on most medical equipment.

Primary Duties: 

  • Assists with and may coordinate equipment installations and project work involving patient care and medical communications technology, and clinical application networks. Inspects incoming equipment for compliance with codes, standards, and manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Installs, repairs, and calibrates a wide variety of complex patient care equipment. Troubleshoots medical communications equipment, PCs, and clinical applications networks to board/module level and occasionally component level through an understanding of electronics theory and applications and fundamentals of LAN networking. Reads detailed electronic schematics. Troubleshoots equipment, instrumentation, and systems utilizing applicable test equipment.
  • Performs scheduled/preventive maintenance, electrical safety inspections, and quality assurance on all patient care equipment in a timely manner consistent with regulatory standards. Monitors and oversees the work of external contractors/vendors engaged in repair work.
  • Provides customer relations and resolves equipment service problems by ensuring that clinical capability is restored as quickly as possible.
  • Maintains communication with customers regarding the status of equipment repairs. Proactively solves technology issues when appropriate.
  • Coordinates/schedules service (self, vendor and, when appropriate, other technicians) via management of customer expectations. Performs device investigations related to regulations and/or incident reporting.
  • Identifies the need for patient care equipment education and provides user (physician, nursing, other allied health staff) education on medical equipment.
  • Trains field technicians with less expertise in preventative maintenance and repair of medical equipment, and service delivery methods.
  • Provides direct support to internal and external customers.
  • Documents all work performed, maintains parts, supplies, tools, test equipment and technical literature by completing service reports and supplemental productivity documentation in an accurate and timely manner. Maintains an accurate and current parts inventory. Assists manager in maintaining a comprehensive library of technical literature.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Associate Degree in Bio-medical Technology or equivalent required. Medical terminology course preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 7 years progressively responsible work experience in all phases of biomedical instrumentation installation, repair, and maintenance. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.
  • Essential Technical Skills: Must be proficient at reading and analyzing schematic diagrams, including analog and digital circuits and possess a working knowledge of electrical and electronic fundamentals, including DC and AC circuits, semiconductor theory, digital circuit theory and microprocessor theory. Must also be proficient in Windows PC and network operating systems, PC repair, and have fundamental knowledge in Local Area Network configuration and troubleshooting. Must be knowledgeable in TJC standards for the Environment of Care. Must have highly developed interpersonal skills.

 

Job Overview

  • Job Title: Bio-Medical Technician III
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